by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on canvas
27 in. x 22 in. (686 mm x 559 mm)
Bequeathed by the sitter's widow, 1932
Artistback to top
- Solomon Joseph Solomon (1860-1927), Painter; pioneer of camouflage techniques. Artist associated with 12 portraits, Sitter in 10 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 425
Events of 1910back to top
Current affairsGeorge V succeeds Edward VII to the throne.
The Liberals win narrow victories after calling two General Elections following escalating tension between the Liberal administration and the Lords reached crisis point with the Lords' unprecedented rejection of Lloyd George's 1909 budget. The budget included tax reform intended to fund social reform and a rearmament programme, but was seen by the Conservative Lords as an assault on property.